Introduction to Kendallville, Indiana

Located in Noble county, Kendallville, Indiana, is 22 miles N of Fort Wayne, Indiana (center to center) and 89 miles W of Toledo, Ohio. The city has a population of 9,616 residents.

Kendallville History

Kendallville is located in Noble county, which was formed in 1836, out of the LaGrange county. Noble county was named in honor of Noah Noble, who served as the Governor of Indiana from the year 1831 to 1837. Kendallville was named after Amos Kendall, the postmaster general of the city.

Kendallville and nearby Attractions

  • Mid - America Windmill Museum
  • Chain O' Lakes State Park
  • Garrett Historical Museum
  • Gene Stratton - Porter State Historic Site
  • Steuben county Park
  • Auburn - Cord - Duesenberg Museum

Things To Do In Kendallville

Kendallville is home to the Mid - America Windmill Museum. The Auburn - Cord - Duesenberg Museum, Gene Stratton - Porter State Historic Site, and Menno - Hof are close by. The Chain O'Lakes State Park, Steuben County Park, and Pokagon State Park offer facilities for hiking, boating, swimming, and camping; these parks also have trails and picnic areas. The local celebrations of Apple Festival, Tri - State Bluegrass Festival, and Noble County Community Fair are held yearly.

Kendallville Transportation

The closest airport to the city is the Fort Wayne International Airport.

Kendallville Higher Education

Indiana University - Purdue University - Fort Wayne, Kellogg Community College, and Western Michigan University provide classes for higher studies.


Total Population 9,847
Male Share of the Population 47.2%
Female Share of the Population 52.8%
Senior Citizens 12.8%
Employed Population 16+ 4,342
Age of the Population 36


% of people married 42.2%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 15.7%
Median Earnings25+ $27,079
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $19,565
Median Earnings With High School Degree $26,806


Median Family Income $48,065
% Above Poverty Level 79%
% Below Poverty Level 21%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 21 minutes
% Working from Home 1.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 5.1%
% Using Public Transportation %


People Living Alone 31.4%
Median Gross Rent $637
Median House Value $83,400


Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 19.3%
US/American 0%
English 10.5%
Irish 10.2%

Kendallville Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 22 miles N of Fort Wayne, Indiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 89 miles W of Toledo, Ohio
County Noble
Standard Zip Codes 46755
Phone Area Codes 260
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.441
Longitude -85.265

Kendallville Climate

Nearest Weather Stations


  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station GARRETT 1 S
Distance 10.1 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 31 F
Apr Temp 37 to 61 F
Jul Temp 61 to 84 F
Oct Temp 41 to 63 F
Annual Precip 38.4 inches
Station AUBURN 2 SSE
Distance 13.4 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 31 F
Apr Temp 39 to 61 F
Jul Temp 62 to 84 F
Oct Temp 43 to 63 F
Annual Precip 35.4 inches
Distance 16.4 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 29 F
Apr Temp 36 to 57 F
Jul Temp 61 to 82 F
Oct Temp 40 to 61 F
Annual Precip 36.7 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Kendallville, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Allen (46755)

Cree Lake (46755)

Lisbon (46755)

Round Lake (46755)

Wakefield Village (46755)

Wayne Center (46755)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Albion 2,347 $50,806
Avilla 2,332 $60,588
Corunna 243 $43,500

Kendallville Public Libraries

Kendallville Pl
Kendallville, Indiana
(260) 347-2768
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Kendallville Hospitals

(Voluntary non-profit - Private)
(260) 347-8140
Emergency Service: No

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Student/teacher ratio: 18.2

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